LECTURE (SURVIVAL SKILLS IN CHALLENGING TIMES - AUDIO)
LECTURE (SURVIVAL SKILLS IN CHALLENGING TIMES - PRESENTATION)
LECTURE (UNLEASH THE POWER OF THE MIND - AUDIO)
LECTURE (UNLEASH THE POWER OF THE MIND - PRESENTATION)
LECTURE (ARE WE BEING FRAMED? - PRESENTATION)
LECTURE (MINDFULNESS - Learn to "quieten" your mind - PRESENTATION)
AUDIO LECTURE (COMPASSION BREAK MEDITATION )
AUDIO LECTURE (BODY SCAN MEDITATION)
Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry
An evidence based perspective on psychiatric drugs
Straight up answers for when life sucks
Self-help information for emotional problems
Mad in America
Science, psychiatry and social justice
Information about your drugs
Living life to the full
Self-help for emotional and behavioural problems
Mr. Rogers and the neighbourhood of make believe
Going back to basics of kindness and decency
Offers information on the benefits of mindfulness and techniques to practice mindfulness to improve emotional and physical well-being.
The Free Mindfulness Project
Offers free guided mindfulness exercises including mindfulness of breath, body scan, sitting meditations, mindful movement, and guided imagery.
University of California Berkeley Greater Good
Offers videos containing more information on what mindfulness is, why you should practice mindfulness, videos with exercises to help you cultivate mindfulness, and mindfulness quiz.
University of Missouri Mindfulness Practice Center
Offers videos on a range of topics from basic meditation and relaxation practices to the basics of mindful eating.
MedStopper is a deprescribing resource for healthcare professionals and their patients
LOCAL (Invercargill) WEBSITES
Ngā Kete Mātauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust
Ngā Kete Mātauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust is a not-for-profit health and social service provider with 20 years of delivery in Southland employing 64 staff.Ngā Kete delivers a range of services including addiction counselling, gambling harm counselling, disability support and advocacy, Restorative Justice, Whānau Ora, community nursing services and He Puna Waiora Wellness Centre (A Low Cost Access doctor service) among others.
Supporting Youth Wellbeing in Southland
We can meet you wherever you are. All of our youth counselling and mental health services are funded by the District Health Board or the Ministry of Social Development which makes them completely free for you to access. Even if you are not sure that this is for you, get in touch or come along to meet us and check us out. It can be hard sometimes to know which service would fit you / your friend / family member best so give us a call to discuss potential referrals. If we think there is another service that would be a better fit for you we can help to put you in touch with them.
Awarua Whanau services
Awarua Whanau services is a Kaupapa Maori service that has been operating since 1988.
We are a sub-group of Te Runaka o Awarua, our over arching legal entity, and is one of the 18 Papatipu Runanga of Kaitahu.